go (do something)
In casual speech, you say "go (do something)" to mean "go (somewhere) and (do something)". For example:
Do you want to go see a movie?
This means to go to a movie theater and watch a movie.
Could you go find me a screwdriver somewhere?
This means to go to the place where tools are kept and find a screwdriver for the speaker to use.
This phrase appears in these lessons:
- “I'll go pick up all the stuff we need.”
- “I'm going to go check out the farmer's market in Union Square, if you want to join me.”
- “Can you go grab a jar of pasta sauce from the next aisle?”
- “I need to go get my prescription filled, so I'll be back in a while.”
- “Can you go gather some kindling?”
- “Would you like to go see a movie together sometime?”